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RAMzine’s Rock & Metal Awards – Nominations now open!

Nominations are now open for RAMzine Rock & Metal Awards in partnership with ROCK PEN Conference and XL Promotions. Nominations are now open for the following categories: Band only categories  -Funniest tour story of year -The Best Home Made Video -The Revolutionary Band / Community categories  -The Biggest Contribution to Their Local Scene -The Biggest Contribution to The Band -Most ...

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Destrage

Interview: Destrage on Djent, Manchester 02 Ritz

Destrage have started to make a name for themselves over the past few years, touring with bands like Sikth, Protest the Hero and Periphery and while they still have some ways to go in terms of making a fan base in England but are certainly no strangers to our shores, I spoke to Paolo Colavolpe and Federico Paulovich where we ...

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CKY

Live: CKY + Puppy, London Underworld

For a band with a cult following, CKY’s return to the UK after a six year hiatus was undoubtedly a welcome one. Having sold out their first date at the London Underworld with ease, it was no surprise that the band quickly announced a second date in the city, and the venue was packed out on a Monday night when ...

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The Living End

Interview with Australian punk rock band The Living End!

The Living End are an Australian punk rock band, which formed in 1994. Since 2002 the line up consists of Chris Cheney (vocals, guitar), Scott Owen (double bass, vocals) and Andy Strachan (drums). The band rose to fame in 1997 after the release of their double A-sided single, ‘Second Solution’ / ‘Prisoner of Society’ which peaked at No. 4 on ...

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Doyle II “As We Die”

Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James – Doyle

When you get passed the new album from a member of the legendary Misfits you know it’s gonna have a style and production to it that will stir the excitement even if it’s not a new Misfits recording (we can all dream can’t we). This new offering from Doyle lives up to expectations and in places exceeds them in abundance. ...

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ALESTORM

We spoke to ALESTORM in Hafan y (Hammerfest)

It’s time to tell you a tale of another band which you simply must watch at Download Festival. It was a rare sunny weekend in Hafan y Môr on the shores of North Wales that we found ourselves in conversation with five drunken pirates who had travelled all the way from The Banana Islands or Sierra Leone… supposedly. ALESTORM is ...

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helhorse

Spinefarm’s HELHORSE play with incendiary energy!

My experience of an HELHORSE show is a messy one. Sometimes all you are in the mood for is to be as messy as you want, get as wasted as you like, dance like you don’t give a flying fuck who is watching. It was in the in the community of the Llŷn Peninsula in Gwynedd, north-western Wales that HELHORSE played the after ...

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Tyler Bryant the Shakedown

Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown – “Slick, Captivating, Rock N Roll!”

Meet the band who will not only be playing with Guns N’ Roses this year, also Aerosmith, Deep Purple and Tom Petty! Tyler Bryant is a 26-year-old guitarist hailing from Texas. He moved to Nashville, Tennessee, at age 17 to write songs and that is where he met bandmate Caleb Crosby (drums). Completing the line-up of Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown is Graham Whitford (guitar) and Noah ...

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Bossk

Live: Bossk, Vow, OHHMS – “Shrouded in darkness”

Manchester Rebellion, May 12th, 2017. After only a few months away, Bossk returns to Manchester to deliver their unique brand of atmospheric drone/black metal with Vow and OHHMS as support. First on stage was Vow, a fairly newly formed band from Manchester, the band have a distinctive sound that will probably spark some debate from new listeners as to how ...

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Final Cut

Premiere of Final Cut’s Generation Y – The invention of Violent Blues Thrash

Swiss Thrash Lords Final Cut unleash their new video via RAMzine today. The pounding video for ‘Generation Y’ see’s vocalist Patrick Härdi and the band follow a lad about his day. Music is life, we can relate. About half way through the track the use of  harmonica is a wonderful surprise, and now we can clearly hear why Final Cut have dubbed ...

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